For a certain kind of secure communication, Server Message Block (SMB) is no longer suited for the task. Windows machines use SMB to pass files around a network. Printers, mail servers, and high-priority internal network segments use SMB to provide access to remote users. Although SMB is convenient for Windows and other networks, it’s also convenient for attackers.
Cryptocurrency startups are still all the rage these days, but many of these companies have had a "break rules first, settle lawsuits later" approach to operating.
A missing “S” could cost your company dearly. Many otherwise-savvy business professionals don't know the difference between Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs).
Over the last few months, there’s been another massive security breach, one that you potentially haven’t heard of. Its scale was nearly as large as that of Equifax, with 130 million consumers affected.
Nothing is more scarring than the possibility of having your personal data fall into the wrong hands. The impact seems even more callous when the cause behind the breach is not a malicious virus, or a mystery hacker from a far away land, but rather from an oversight by an institution that you’d think would be good at following its own laws- The Government.
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming up in less than a year, and many of its requirements are not quite clear. A good example of this is the responsibility for companies to hire a Data Protection Officer. This may engender a few questions, such as: